Episode 47

2019 Nonfiction Favorites

This week Alice and Kim talk favorite nonfiction reads of 2019, including the women of Disney, a very lonely whale, and how to stop stress in its tracks.

This episode is sponsored by Book Riot’s Read Harder Journal and Libro.fm.

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2019 Favorites

Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein
Parkland by Dave Cullen
Good Talk by Mira Jacob
The Collected Schizophrenias: Essays by Esmé Weijun Wang
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe
Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski
The Queens of Animation by Nathalia Holt
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb
Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church by Megan Phelps-Roper
Make it Scream, Make it Burn by Leslie Jamison
Agrippina: The Most Extraordinary Woman of the Roman World by Emma Southon
No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder

2019 Misses

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion by Jia Tolentino
Know My Name by Chanel Miller
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep
Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness by Jennifer Berry Hawes
The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness by Susannah Cahalan
Thick: And Other Essays by Tressie McMillan Cottom

Reading Now

KIM: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

ALICE: Know My Name by Chanel Miller!
Citizen by Claudia Rankine

CONCLUSION

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